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. >> brown: we have two stories about continuing unrest in the middle east, beginning with the political crisis in egypt. >> suarez: then, in her final report from turkey, margaret warner looks at the growing clout of syria's kurdish minority, and the impact that's having on the other side of the border. >> brown: when does a co-worker count as a supervisor? that question was before the supreme court today in a case about harassment. marcia coyle explains. >> suarez: and we examine new figures from the pew research center showing that young voters played a decisive role reelecting president obama. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to
examine the messages voters sent yesterday with jeffrey brown, who looks at the makeup of congress and the new laws around the country. >> woodruff: what to do about the fiscal cliff, healthcare and immigration? we explore the challenges ahead in the next four years. >> ifill: and back with us again, for analysis, are mark shields and david brooks. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: for the first time in four years, president obama did not have to worry about re-election today. still, there was little time to savor tuesday's victory, in the face of a potential fiscal crisis at the end of the year. "newshour" correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage on this day after the election of 2012. >>
is in charge. and chris brown quits twitter. how this fine young man was under hoed and bullied by an evil woman. and a man arrested for riffing a manatee. we will have an interview with the manatee's mother. wait until you hear what she has to say. >> thanks. >> gobble, gobble. >> indeed. gobble, gobble, bill loves that. >>> i first met her during a bomb scare on an l.a. city bus. as long as the bus stayed 50 miles an hour the bomb didn't go off. we barely made it out alive. i am here with imogen lloyd webber. her latest book is called "the twitter diaries." and he was a janitor who liked to solve complex math problems. it is "the daily beast's" editor. and we cemented our friendship after he convinced me to play hook key. we had a blast in downtown chicago. it is bill schulz. and i met him during world war ii. he helped me save a friend of mine who lost three of his brothers in battle. jonathon hunt, chief correspondent for studio b and the report on fox newschannel. >> should we hone our use of drones? the new york times reports that prior to election day, the obama administration was d
chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance. it found that brown's 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions an expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's brother. kwa
to be proud of herself embracing all shades of brown. >> up next, need the founder of pretty brown girl. -- meet the founder of pretty brown girl. she's in studio now. >>> howard here with your weather first on this chill hi friday morning. all in all a pretty nice day ahead. sunny 55 at noon. winds northwest at 10 look for a high around 60 and then this weekend, looks like it will be even warmer. details just ahead. >>> live look from our sky 9 where you can see there are no issues to report here at route 234, we'll go to the sky 9 shot inbound 66 from manassas to centreville. just going to find that normal slow stuff through that stretch and then it's okay as you head for fairfax and the beltway and i'll have more details on traffic coming up once again in a few minutes. back to you. >>> thank you monika. right now we're celebrating all shades of brown. sheri crawley is an entrepreneur, author and most importantly she's a mom. she launched the company pretty brown girl to teach her daughter to be proud of herself and embrace all the shades of brown. and we welcome sheri. thank you for
into gray thursday. jeffrey brown has another thanksgiving day story about a turn of the century photographer who dumented the lis of native aricans. >> he ended up being the largest traffic odyssey in american history. he ended up doing 2,200 pages of text telling life stories, diets habits, sex lives. it's documentaries of lives and nations and people and one man did it all. >> sreenivasan: and we close with an encore look at a story about china's moves to satisfy a growing demand for meat. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> sreenivasan: it was a day of calm in the middle east, after eight days of punishing israeli air strikes and hamas rocket fire. each side claimed the ceasefire was a victory, but neither was certain the truce would last. we begin with a report from alex thomson of "indep
. a big win for governor brown and for california schools. prop 30 passed with 54% of the vote. it is a plan that will increase taxes on wealthy californians to help better fund schools. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec over in oakland now with reaction from some of the teachers and voters alike. anne. >> reporter: looks calm out here but you can bet there's a lot of celebration from administrators, teachers and parents. now that prop 30 has passed. it is going to raise taxes and it's going to bring california an extra $6 billion a year. >> knowing that proposition 30 passed, what are you thoughts on that? >> reporter: the lesson today, prop 30 is saving the day. >> i think it's a huge day for california. it shows that california voters care about education and public services in the state. >> reporter: if prop 30 didn't pass, schools would have endured billions of dollars in cuts. >> i would say that it could have been extremely detrimental to the opportunities of our young people of california. and so this was a must that it passed. >> reporter: in the end, 54% of californians, al
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morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the overriding concern amid this sex scandal are the national security implications here and today house intelligence leaders morell a leading candidate to replace petraeus at the cia. now paula broadwell and jill kelly two women involved here are not making any statements to the press so far. general allen is considering making a statement. >> susan mcginnis in washington this morning. >>> jill kelley is well-known in social circles for her work with the military community. kelly and her husband often hosted partie
that could go to republican scott brown who just lost his seat to elizabeth warren. joining me now to talk about the wrangling in washington and on the ground in massachusetts is he is square magazine political reporter charlie pierce. welcome back inside the war room. >> good evening governor, just what we here in massachusetts need another reason to think we're the center of the universe. >> well you are the center of your own universe. what does is pour tend that these moderate republicans are not onboard? >> it pour tends that susan collins is afraid of a tea party challenge and they've decided that they're going to make an issue out of this woman. i don't know what she said except say something that wasn't accurate on the sunday shows. they are somehow hallowed. there's something offensive to the lord if you say something to david gregory that's inaccurate. [ laughter ] >> so, do you think that the president will not name her anyway? is she not worth the fight? >> i think she's worth the fight. i hope he does nominate her. i hope he does not back down to this no one sense. this is fal
of the administrative costs and scott brown in massachusetts was right when he reported that senator warren was making 4--ing you to -- $300 to teach one course. >> with certain viewers, i will cut them all the way to zero. and i think that the football program should be moved into a for profit subsidary. the university is for learning and football you do on your own time like going to the pool hall. >> john, what do you think of that solution? >> it is ridiculous. look at what happened to usc. university of the spoil would children and now it is impossible to get into. why pete carol arrived and donations to the school soaredlet >> but they are soaring because they are tax exempt. to bill's point. the colleges and universities are out of control because they are nonprofit. they have 40 administrators for every one student. and i don't know why stunes are giting squeezed when football is so profitable. nand they stand up for the university of the sphoil would children, go ahead, rich. >> and pete carol was running out and scandal trailing him the whole way. sc is a great school and more frominent over t
and i ask to you pray for the -- ask you to pray for the nation. >>> 7:03. governor jerry brown is claiming an historic victory for the first time in eight years. california voters have approved a state-wide tax hike. californians passed proposition 30. ktvu's tara moriarty is in san francisco one of the biggest backers of the measure. >> reporter: it's no secret that public schools in san francisco are struggling. so for that reason, many parents decided to put their kids in private schools. also, voters in alameda and santa cruz county had support as well. but mo-dot county did not support this proposition. this is mission high school. in san francisco, it's it's the oldest -- it's the oldest high school. governor jerry brown spoke to supporters at the sheridan hotel before 11:30. he said nowhere else in the country would people vote for an education tax. >> here we are, we have a vote of the people. >> now, prop 30 will raise taxes for people who make at least $250,000 by up po 3 percentage points for three years. it's expected to raise $6 billion a year for three years for t
in massachusetts and warren defeated brown. for that one independent expected to lead democratic during voting time and there are 46 republicans. the democrats reclaim control. and the republicans were take the majority in the house. cnn is projecting the gop to have 234 seats compared to 193 for the democrats. republicans failed with the presidency, failed to take the seventh of the gop it maintains a substantial majority in the house. right here. as that does is saddling we are asking you on facebook now that the election is over what you think are the chances of democrats and republicans working together? feel free to let us know what you think on our facebook fan page. >>pam: their reelected senior feinstein is saying that the biggest challenges is divided congress. once again it is into the control of the democrats and the republicans control the house but they need to work together. >> we must do the people's business we have to find ways to use that word which some are disdainful of. and i see an enormously positive sense and that is the word compromise. that is how you get things done in th
effort spanning more than ten years. director j. carter brown worked closely with architect i. m. pei in its development. seven works of art were commissioned it was agreed that a ecific piece was needed to animate the unbroken expanse of wall in the central courtyard. but the artist would have to have a capacity for monumental concepts, with a sense of color and scale appropriate to the site. a unanimous choice was spanish artist joan miro. born in the catalan city of barcelona in 1893, miro has remained close to the land and its people. but as a young man in paris, he joined with friends like max ernst and jean arp in the emeing surrealist movement of the 1920s. in his painting "the farm," miro's characteristic symbols and themes began to appear: serpenne shapes, checkeoard patterns, finite space represented by the moon or a star. in 1922, he painted "the farmer's wife," the ancestress of countless female symbols that also became a continuing motif in miro's art. in 1924, his art broke free of gravitational constraints in theurrealtic world of "harleqn's carnival." over the years, h
as chairman after kwame brown pleaded guilty of theft and resigned in june. there will be a special election to fill mendelson's old seat on the council. >>> michael brown lost his seat on the d.c. council. an independent won. derrick ward spoke with him. he joins us live in northeast d.c. >> how are you, keith? we are in northeast. this is a neighborhood where dave lives. he will become the newest member of the d.c. council after being elected last night. in being elected, he unseated incumbent michael brown, an independent who already conceded his personal financial problems didn't help his chances of being reele reelected. as voters, look at the voting record. he was able to strike a resident cord with voters in the district. those who are reform minded. he now joins the council and the government who has their own share of issues, past and present. we spoke with him about how he feels he fits into the whole scheme of things. >> i think the people of the district of columbia feel they are engaged. if they can have a say in where we are going go. electing me makes that statement. also, the
proposition 30. prop 30 passed by a 54-46% margin. the money going to california schools. governor jerry brown took the lead to get prop 30 passed. >> last night californians made the decision to protect our schools and colleges and strengthen the california dream. we join together as californians first and a resounding victory for education and fiscal integrity. >> the governor said about $6 billion would have had ton of cut from schools and colleges if voters rejected prop 30. sales tax will go up by a quarter percent for four years, starting in january. income taxes will rise for people making more than $250,000 per year. >> the passage of prop 30 guarantees uc students will not see a tuition increase this year. >> students will get something extra. here is abc 7 news education reporter. >> within hours of prop 30 passing san francisco state announced it will begin reimbursing students. most will see close to $250 deposited back into their accounts. the university will roll back the increase. thanks to prop 30 the governor tax increase measure, other universities may see the money in the fo
more issues on about last night. first cup, a tax proposed by governor jerry brown in california, tax increase. wouldn't you know, president -- residents of the formerly golden state voted for governor brown's proposition, proposition 13. they are going to get a tax increase. michigan, voters rejected a proposal that would have changed the constitution and guarantee employees the right to organize and collectively bargain. a loss for the unions in michigan. colorado, they voted for the use and regulation of marijuana recreation league. 53-46. more on that with the judge who is celebrating this.com. he is libertarian. we want to dig deeper on these numbers from yesterday. from the exit poll president obama won the latino vote overwhelmingly, 71-47. along with the conventional wisdom was this would be closer. even a tie but the president won by 11 points. young voters under age 30, 60% for the president, 37% for romney. joining us, the marist institute for public opinion. welcome back. i was wrong in all three areas. latinos, women and youth. why -- not why, but why was i so wrong. >> y
. ashley: you need to practice more. brown foreman, among the latest to declare a special cash dividend as more and more companies get set for that looming fiscal cliff. robert gray joins us from the newsroom with more on this story, robert? >> ashley, if we do fall over the cliff, keep in mind dividend tax rates go from 15% from the wealthiest americans out there up to 43.4% unless congress does some acting. look why they're doing this. companies are paying it out before year-end, with so much tax uncertainty, these are companies primarily with healthy balance sheets. we should watch for more announcements in the next couple weeks as that 34 days begins to wind down. brown foreman knowning $4 a share special one-time payment to shareholders boosted dividend this month by 9%. set to pay that out by 26th. though chose to make this payment in calendar 2012 because of the uncertainty surroundings future dividend tax rates. look at brown-forman. we heard from las vegas sands and dillard's. if you think they're being so benevolent, heavy insider ownership. sheldon adelson, biggest owner of l
. >>> as long as kwame brown stays out of trouble, he won't go to jail for a campaign finance violation. a d.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with
have a lot to talk about with gleg brown and we'll start that in just a moment, but first over to andrew. >>> finance ministers are trying to unfreeze the second bailout package for greece, but first they must agree on how to cut massive debt to a more sustainable level. we'll head to london for details on that. and playing down a deal talk, tom joyce saying his country's currently if talks with at least two firms on a possible sale of its largest business unit. but would only pursue a deal if it created value to shareholders and clients. and mexico's anti-corruption body says it has found no irregularities in its probe of permits given to walmart. two audits still under way. you are remember the "new york times" reported walmart wribed local officials so it could open stores more rapidly. mr. kernen, welcome back. >> thanks. was i out? >> you were. >> friday doesn't count. >> happy thanksgiving. how about that. >> thank you. yeah, friday, nothing -- the mar cut was up, thin trading, but down today. even though these guys are meeting again. in a sign of the slow pace, senior ad
hourglass, but it's on the underside of its body. the second is the brown recluse, which also has a marking on its back in the shape of a violin. if you think you've been stung by either of these spiders, call 911. >> you know, the more i learn about spiders, the more i'm convinced that they're just little, ugly, disgusting creatures. ugh! for "teen kids news," i'm emily. >> to mark our 10th year on tv, each week we take a look back at one of the stories we've covered. [ classical music plays ] >> when ballet first began, the performers were all men. eventually, the number of male ballet dancers dwindled because some didn't consider it masculine. our own reporter gianni gave it a twirl to show us ballet is not just for girls. >> okay, let's go, gentlemen. >> this ballet class is for boys only. >> ready? [ piano plays ] stomach in, please. chest up. >> most of these guys started dancing a couple of years ago. so how do you keep your students who are boys coming back to class? >> really, the key to keeping young men coming back to class is training them separately from the young ladies. and o
to increase production of the passat. v.w.'s browning thinks industry- wide sales could hit 15 million units here next year, if the s. quickly solv its budget problems. >> clearly, there's a lot of issues in terms of the fiscal cliff to be addressed, and we don't expect them to be impacting consumer confidence too heavily. but the longer those debates go on, the more uncertainty there is in the market. >> reporter: browning thinks with products like the beetle convertible, volkswagen can continue to gain traction with u.s. consumers. diane eastabrook, nbr, chicago. >> tom: tomorrow on nbr, our friday "market monitor" guest says, cliff or no cliff, next year will be bullish for stocks and the economy. haverford investments' hank smith will join us. finally, kfc at 35,000 feet. starting saturday, kfc meals will be available on some japan airlines flights. it's being billed as "air kentucky fried chicken." travelers will get a two-piece chicken meal with flatbread and coleslaw. why kfc and not sushi? the fast food chain is very popular in japan, especially during the holiday season. that's "nig
. >> if you want to see brown bears, rules -- will, or lease roaming about in life, you can take a chip, or better yet come stay at home in the carpe diem mountains . 1/3 of predators' live here, but the huge mountain chain is still a long way off to becoming a popular tourist invest -- popular tourist destination. however, businesses have been quicker off the mark. >> destruction in the car akkadians. the forest here is disappearing tree by tree. -- destruction in the cap- haitien's. the logging is illegal, the local forest department has given the go-ahead to a local businessman. -- destruction in the carpe diems -- destruction in the s. residents are stumped. >> there's no guarantee that trees will be replanted here, that there will ever be a forest here again. they are clearing everything. nothing will remain. but i want my daughter to be able to go for a walk in the woods when she grows up. the local authorities seem unconcerned that they do not have official permission to cut down the trees. instead, the head of the forestry department tries to drive away the residents. "leave the
. >> reporter: people around the world have praised malala's courage. on friday, gordon brown, the u.s. special envoy of education and the former british prime minister, gave his support to her campaign for female education in a speech in islamabad. >> we in the international community want to say to you today that we will support you in your determination that no girl should be prevented from going to school out of fear. >> reporter: even after malala's shooting, six schools have been blown up by militants. the attacks are believed to be the work of pakistani taliban. authorities say 751 schools were attacked by extremists in the past ten years, including 233 that were almost destroyed. but islamic extremism is not the only reason why many pakistani girls are denied an education. poverty is another major problem that needs to be addressed. malala's shooting has exposed the challenges faced by the pakistani government. it's under renewed pressure to crack down on extremism and take steps to help children of poor families get an education. hideki yui, nhk world, islamabad. >>> myanmar is enjoyin
they can to get out. roads and recreation grounds are submerged in brown, soupy water. and in some warts of this region the only way to get around is by boat. elsewhere, it is just not safe at all. the area affected is just north of rome. here it has been raining for days. the bad weather has swept across italy. in venice, seasonal flooding was higher and more widespread than normal. and unless you were in a gondola, there was little way to stay dry. there the floods are receding. but it is now the waterlogged regions of tuscana and brea that are baring the brunt. "bbc news." >> right now china's ruling communicatist party is meeting in beijing to anoint its new leaders. among the most pressing issues they will face, a territorial dispute with japan that has erupted into the worst crisis interest the two nations in decades. at issue is a group of islands. our correspondent has gone to take a closer look and to see what is fueling all this controversy. >> just after dawn we get our first view of the islands. a jagged huddle of rocks sticking up from the deep blue waters of the east china
one of its popular models. patti ann browne live in the newsroom with the details. >> toyota will recall 2.77 million vehicles worldwide including some of its popular prius hybrid cars. they say there are steering and water pump problems. it is the carmaker's second multimillion-dollar recall, vehicle recall in a little over a month. toyota says the defects have caused no accidents and can be fixed in an hour or so but this could cost hundreds of millions of dollars for toyota to repair, at least according to one auto analyst. while the recall is widespread, the flaws are considered less serious than in previous recalls in 2009 and 2011. in those, unintended acceleration problems in toyota vehicles were the suspected cause of fatal crashes in the united states. toyota this year recaptured the crown of the world's top automaker after last year's natural disasters which temporarily disrupted production in japan and thailand. this latest recall involves fixing a steering component that could be damaged by wear and tear and replacing water pumps on 630,000 gasoline electric hybri
brown, his college roommate. now in 2003, michael brown took over fema. he also had no previous emergency experience, the u.s. commission of the international an arabian horse association which was his qualification. hurricane katrina hits new orleans, brown took control of the relief effort, but it was a disaster both literally and figuratively. you may remember president bush said, you're doing a heck of a job. it became clear that he could not handle it, and he was replaced by the coast guard, a career professional that handle the and a good job. of course, the katrina disaster was not all brown's fault. the appointment is an illustration of the problem, an increasing number of appointees, the lack of emergency management experience, layers of political appointees over career professionals, they thought it was being politicized. the bottom line is that leadership does make a difference. president clinton appointed an emergency management professional and it worked well in the 1990's. president obama appointed the current head of fema that you might have seen him on tv. he was
to their own money. it featured heads like a "brown sugar" and "jumpin' jack flash." they have special guests and former band members. ♪ hey hey you you ♪ >> stay with us. when we come back, a report of how victims of the mexican drug wars are trial the fight back. >> violence between rival gangs and security forces have killed tens of thousands of people across mexico in recent years. the movement for peace with justice and dignity is open to get compensation for the victims' families. we will be right back. >> don't go away. what's the program for the festive season. class a culinary specialities from all over europe. with a trip to the mountains and traditional christmas markets. and, heaven on earth. yuletide customs and practices in rural bavaria. christmas time on dw. >> welcome back. >> the eu debt crisis has zapped their ability to lead the way in global climate talks which began on monday. the european union is one of the few members promising to sign up to a second emissions cutting. under the kyodto talks. >> some of the eu executives say the member states say increase in carbo
warren's defeat of incumbent massachusetts senator scott brown. one of the most watched races of the election. one of the most expensive as well. we'll talk to senator-elect warren a little bit later. >> as we've been doing all week, here's the headlines. "usa today" headline, "obama triumphs, midwest the key and political divide remains and in "the columbus dispatch." ohio wins with ohio. the "boston globe" reads "economy kept obama afloat. blocked romney win, and here's a forward thinking headline in "the wisconsin state journal." observers say paul ryan now a front-runner for the 2016 gop nomination. tell me we're not already talking about 2016. >> let the race begin. of course, we're keeping our eye on another big story as well this morning. can you probably see the flags moving pretty briskly behind us. that is a sign of what's to come as nasty weather, a nor'easter bears down on already storm-ravaged parts of this east coast. al is live along the new jersey shore with what we can expect. >> all right. we want to get right to our top story, the election results. nbc's kri
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